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This holiday season, please consider joining us as we Team Up 4 St. Jude with donations through Varsity Shop toward finding a cure against childhood cancer. Now, you can donate directly to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at checkout. Thanks to generous donors like you, no family has to worry about whether they can afford the treatments their children need.
Average cost of bone marrow and stem cell transplants:• Autologous (using patient's own bone marrow or stem cells) - $177,000 • Allogeneic related matched (using donor bone marrow or stem cells) - $287,000 • Allogeneic related mismatched (using donor bone marrow or stem cells, including haploidentical transplants) - $315,000 • Allogeneic unrelated (using donor bone marrow or stem cells) - $423,116 Radiotherapy (avg. course of treatment for brain tumor patients) - $104,000 to $120,000 Major surgical procedures (physician fee) - up to $25,312 Physical therapy per hour - $516 One day of oxygen - $447 Average cost per inpatient per day - $6,143 Average cost per outpatient visit per day - $4,031 ICU daily room rate (room only) - $5,000 Platelet count test - $69 Complete blood count test - $132 Chest X-ray, one view - $320 Spinal tap (includes physician fee) - $565 Blood transfusion • Red blood cell transfusion - $260 per unit • Platelet transfusion - $530 per unit • Fresh frozen plasma transfusion - $65 per unit • Cryoprecipitate transfusion - $65 per unit Average cost of one day of chemotherapy administered intravenously to leukemia or solid tumor patients* - $1,474 Average cost of an ultrasound study - $2,372 Average cost of CT scan - $9,694 Above-knee prosthesis* - $37,742 * estimated All costs reported by the Insurance and Purchasing departments of St. Jude